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Toma di Boves and Bacon Frittata Recipe

Ingredients with Measurements:
- 6 large eggs
- 1/2 cup milk
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/2 cup grated Toma di Boves cheese
- 4 slices of bacon, cooked and crumbled
- 1 tablespoon olive oil

Special equipment needed:
- 10-inch non-stick skillet
- Whisk
- Spatula

Step-by-step instructions:

1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.

2. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, salt, and black pepper until well combined.

3. Stir in the grated Toma di Boves cheese and crumbled bacon.

4. Heat the olive oil in a 10-inch non-stick skillet over medium heat.

5. Pour the egg mixture into the skillet and cook for 2-3 minutes, or until the edges start to set.

6. Use a spatula to gently lift the edges of the frittata and allow the uncooked eggs to flow underneath.

7. Once the bottom is set and the top is still slightly runny, transfer the skillet to the preheated oven.

8. Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until the frittata is set and the top is golden brown.

9. Remove the skillet from the oven and let the frittata cool for a few minutes.

10. Use a spatula to loosen the edges of the frittata from the skillet.

11. Slide the frittata onto a cutting board and slice into wedges.

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Preheat oven to 375°F.
Serving size:
This recipe serves 4 people.

Nutritional information:
Calories: 242
Fat: 18g
Saturated Fat: 7g
Cholesterol: 267mg
Sodium: 629mg
Carbohydrates: 2g
Protein: 17g

Substitutions for ingredients:
- Toma di Boves cheese can be substituted with any other semi-soft cheese such as Fontina or Gouda.
- Bacon can be substituted with ham or sausage.

- Add chopped vegetables such as bell peppers, onions, or mushrooms for a more colorful frittata.
- Use different types of cheese for a different flavor profile.

Tips and tricks:
- Be sure to use a non-stick skillet to prevent the frittata from sticking.
- Use a spatula to gently lift the edges of the frittata to allow the uncooked eggs to flow underneath.
- Let the frittata cool for a few minutes before slicing to prevent it from falling apart.

Storage instructions:
Leftover frittata can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Reheating instructions:
To reheat, place the frittata in a preheated oven at 350°F for 10-15 minutes, or until heated through.

Presentation ideas:
Serve the frittata on a platter with fresh herbs and sliced tomatoes.

Garnish with fresh herbs such as parsley or chives.

Pair with a side salad or roasted vegetables.

Suggested side dishes:
- Mixed greens salad with vinaigrette dressing
- Roasted asparagus
- Sauteed mushrooms

Troubleshooting advice:
- If the frittata is sticking to the skillet, use a spatula to gently loosen the edges.
- If the frittata is not setting in the oven, increase the baking time by a few minutes.

Food safety advice:
- Be sure to cook the frittata to an internal temperature of 160°F to ensure it is safe to eat.
- Store leftover frittata in the refrigerator and consume within 3 days.

Food history:
Frittata is an Italian dish similar to an omelette or quiche. It is typically made with eggs, cheese, and vegetables or meat.

Flavor profiles:
This frittata has a savory and slightly salty flavor from the bacon and Toma di Boves cheese.

Serving suggestions:
Serve the frittata as a main dish for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. It can also be served as an appetizer or snack.

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Region: Italian

Taste: Savory, Salty, Smoky, Creamy